Planning and Transportation Commission

Palo Alto’s Planning & Transportation Commission (PTC) is composed of seven non-elected members tasked with reviewing policies and programs related to land use, development and mobility in the City, and then recommending future action the City Council. The PTC has contributed to the Comprehensive Plan Update throughout the process, both preparing and reviewing policies related to development, public facilities and transportation in Palo Alto.

The June 30th, 2017 Draft Comprehensive Plan is available here.

Date Topic Element Concerned Meeting Materials
September 27, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review: Draft Transportation and Land Use & Community Design Elements N/A
September 13, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review: Draft Transportation and Land Use & Community Design Elements N/A
August 30, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review: Draft Transportation and Land Use & Community Design Elements N/A
August 9, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review: Draft Transportation and Land Use & Community Design Elements N/A
July 26, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review: Draft Transportation and Land Use Elements N/A
July 12, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review: Process N/A
June 14, 2017
(PTC)
Comp Plan Update Review Process N/A
May 31, 2017
(PTC)
Quarterly Status Report N/A
October 26, 2016
(PTC)
Quarterly Status Report N/A
April 13, 2016
(PTC)
Study Session, Public Hearing on Draft EIR N/A
March 30, 2016
(PTC)
Study Session, Comprehensive Plan Update N/A
January 27, 2016
(PTC)
Informational Presentation on the Comprehensive Plan and Next Steps N/A
February 26, 2014
(PTC)
Review of Goals, Policies and Programs of Governance Element of the Comprehensive Plan Governance
January 29, 2014
(PTC)
Review of Goals, Policies and Programs of Business & Economics Element of the Comprehensive Plan Business & Economics
August 28, 2013
(PTC)
(rescheduled from August 14)
Review of Goals, Policies and Programs of Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan Transportation
June 12, 2013
(PTC)
Review of Goals, Policies and Programs of Natural Environment Element of the Comprehensive Plan (cont. from April 10, 2013) Natural Environment
April 10, 2013
(PTC)
Review of Goals, Policies and Programs of Natural Environment Element of the Comprehensive Plan Natural Environment
November 14, 2012
(PTC)
Review of Vision Statement, Goals, Policies and Programs of Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan Transportation
October 10, 2012
(PTC)
Comprehensive Plan Amendment Update and Next Steps N/A
September 12, 2012
(PTC)
Discussion on Goals, Policies and Programs of Natural Environment Element of the Comprehensive Plan Natural Environment
July 25, 2012
(PTC)
Discussion on Goals, Policies and Programs of Community Services & Facilities Element of the Comprehensive Plan Community Services & Facilities
March 31, 2010
(PTC)
Discussion on Goals, Policies and Programs of Transportation Element of the Comprehensive Plan Transportation
February 24, 2010
(PTC)
Discussion on the Programs and Policies of Natural Environment Element of the Comprehensive Plan Natural Environment
January 27, 2010
(PTC)
Discussion on the Programs and Policies of Community Services & Facilities Element of the Comprehensive Plan Community Services & Facilities
January 13, 2010
(PTC)
Discussion on the Programs and Policies of Business & Economics Element of the Comprehensive Plan Vision (cont. from December 9, 2009) Business & Economics
December 9, 2009
(PTC)
Discussion on the Programs and Policies of Business & Economics Element of the Comprehensive Plan Vision.  Business & Economics
December 2, 2009
(PTC)
Discussion on the Programs and Policies of Land Use & Community Design Element of the Comprehensive Plan Vision. (cont. from October 28, 2009) Land Use & Community Design
October 28, 2009
(PTC)
Discussion on the Programs and Policies of Land Use & Community Design Element of the Comprehensive Plan Vision Land Use & Community Design
October 21, 2009
(PTC)
Discussion on the Comprehensive Plan Vision, themes and goals (cont. from September 23, 2009) N/A
September 23, 2009
(PTC)
Discussion on the Comprehensive Plan Vision, themes and goals (cont. from August 26, 2009) N/A
August 26, 2009
(PTC)
Discussion on the Comprehensive Plan Vision, themes and goals N/A
December 10, 2008
(PTC)
Study Session on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process N/A
October 29, 2008
(PTC)
Study Session on the Base Conditions and Growth Projections N/A